Posts Categorized: Asana

The Power of Silence

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MeditationPark

For the month of June, my teacher and I had the privilege of teaching a free Saturday morning yoga class downtown at Millennium Park. Lucky for Chicago’ans, the park district sponsors occasional free classes held on the lawn of the Pritzker pavilion. Every Saturday, with the weather on our side, hundreds of people brought their yoga mats and each… Read more »

Creating Space

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In a class that I took around the holiday season, the teacher began by laying us down on our backs with eyes closed as she talked about “how stressful the holidays could be with family drama, too much food, gift-giving, and other obligations”. As she described her experience of the holidays, I thought ‘wait a… Read more »

Your Pet Practices Yoga Better Than You

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I admit that I am an animal advocate and a crazy dog lady. I have 2 dogs and a fish, and if it was socially acceptable to hoard animals in my third floor walk up apartment in Chicago, I would probably have about 4 more dogs, a few cats, a cow, pigs, some turtles, and perhaps… Read more »